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Louie Gohmert compares reality TV show cancellation to female genital mutilation

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) linked LGBT activism to female genital mutilation and claimed that “intolerant fascist liberals” want to ban women from owning property. The lawmaker told Congress on Friday that “intellectual fascism” violated the civil rights of conservative Christians. “Now, with this new intellectual fascism that has arisen in…

Louie Gohmert blasts 800-page WH report: ‘This climate change was global freezing in the 1970s’

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) on Wednesday suggested that President Barack Obama was wasting time by studying the impacts of climate change because global warming had been “global freezing back in the 1970s.” In an interview with World Net Daily, the Texas Republican pointed the finger at the president for a…

Attorney general mocks Louie Gohmert at hearing: ‘Good luck with your asparagus’

Attorney General Eric Holder got the last laugh Tuesday when Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) tried to outfox him. The Tea Party lawmaker tried to lure Holder into a trap during a House Judiciary Committee with a series of questions on same-sex marriage. The attorney general said he did not believe…

Louie Gohmert’s logic: Companies are subject to laws so they can believe in God like people too

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) argued on Wednesday that corporations like Hobby Lobby should be able to legally practice religion — and be able to deny birth control to women — if they were also subject to criminal prosecution under U.S. law. During an interview with Family Research Council President Tony…

Fox’s Lou Dobbs gives Louie Gohmert epic 6-minute scolding for ‘absolute political theater’

When tea party favorite Texas congressman Louie Gohmert (R) showed up on the Fox Business Network to talk about how he stood up against President Barack Obama on raising the debt ceiling on Tuesday, he probably didn’t expect a 6-minute reprimand — but that’s exactly what he got. Fox Business…

Rep. Gohmert upset Obama’s Israel policy not based on Biblical prophecies

A tea party lawmaker cited the Bible during a speech Wednesday on the House floor criticizing the Obama administration for its treatment of Israel. “There are many who have been aware of Scripture, and it has often been a guide in our relations with Israel,” said Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX).…

Louie Gohmert tells Values Voter Summit: John McCain ‘supported Al Qaeda’

At the Values Voter Summit earlier today, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) spoke about “some senator from Arizona” who, he contends, “supported Al Qaeda.” The thinly veiled reference to Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) was not lost on the crowd, which applauded as Rep. Gohmert berated “a guy who liked Gaddafi before…

Gohmert shrugs off debt limit: Government can’t default if it stays shut down

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) asserted this week that the government shutdown could actually keep the U.S. from defaulting on its debts if and when Congress refuses to raise the debt ceiling — unless President Barack Obama is plotting a conspiracy not to pay the nation’s bills. “He’s been saying ever…

Gohmert: ‘Amnesty’ and Obamacare are a plot for ‘firing every fulltime American’

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) this week asserted that Senate Democrats were using the health care reform law and an immigration bill to encourage “firing every fulltime American employee and hiring the immigrants.” During an Tuesday interview with conservative radio host Lars Larson, Gohmert was already gearing up for Sen. Ted…

Gohmert calls for more guns because obesity isn’t caused by ‘too many spoons’

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) responded to Monday’s shooting at the Washington Navy Yard by calling for more people to be armed, and insisted that blaming guns was like saying that obesity was caused by “too many spoons.” In an interview on Tuesday, Newsmax’s John Bachman asked the Texas Republican if…

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